State Summary: North Carolina, 2021 Annual Report
North Carolina
2021 Annual Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2021, 2021 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low racial disparity in high school graduation rates
  • High childhood immunization rate
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
Challenges
  • High percentage of households with food insecurity
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • High prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors
Highlights
  • Adults who avoided care due to cost decreased 28% from 15.9% to 11.5% between 2019 and 2020
  • Frequent physical distress decreased 20% from 13.4% to 10.7% of adults between 2017 and 2020
  • Obesity increased 15% from 29.1% to 33.6% of adults between 2011 and 2020
WEBSITE: ncdhhs.gov
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